“A lot of women look at the Republican platform on abortion, contraception, a number of issues,” CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley told Ann Romney, “and ask the question whether Republicans have women’s best interests at heart?”
Pelley’s loaded question came just after he held up his smart phone so Mrs. Romney could see how the Obama campaign “is starting a tour called the ‘Romney-Ryan: Wrong for Women’ tour, and that’s the logo.”
Next week, will Pelley be consistent and hit Michelle Obama from the right on left-wing planks in the Democratic platform which might turn off less liberal women?
Pelley’s approach with Mrs. Romney matched the pattern since 1988, as documented in the Media Reality Check, “The Media vs. the GOP: Intolerant, Anti-Women, and Always Too Conservative,” in which the MRC’s Rich Noyes documented how “network reporters always seem to scold the delegates and the platform as too conservative, hostile to women…”
Read More at Media Research Center. By Brent Baker.
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